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How to make the Dead Space remake less scary

If you read the headline on this story and thought to yourself, “Why would I want to make the Dead Space remake less scary? The whole point is to be scared!” Just leave. Close the tab — this guide is not for you. Some of us love horror as a...

The DCU plans do what Marvel can’t anymore: adapt comics

We’ve been here before: A film studio, eyeing Marvel Studios’ ridiculous track record of success, announces a similarly ambitious plan with the aim of going from zero to The Avengers and beyond in the next five to 10 years. This is how the Dark Universe was born. It was the...

Overwatch 2’s new map sends players (back) to Antarctica, where secrets await

Overwatch 2 season 3 kicks off Feb. 7, and will introduce an all-new map to Blizzard’s hero shooter: Antarctic Peninsula. The map should feel both new and familiar to Overwatch players; they’ve been fighting in a slice of that icy continent since 2016, when Blizzard added the Ecopoint: Antarctica arena...

The Sims 4’s latest expansion gives you even more family options to play God with

The newest expansion pack for the Sims 4 is centered around family interactions and dynamics — which is perfectly timed to the game’s big infant update coming out in March. Titled Growing Together, the expansion back will not only add a brand new neighborhood, but more importantly more interactions and...

Eldritch horror fishing game Dredge launches in March

Dredge, a “sinister fishing adventure” in which players seek fish and fortune, but encounter something, well, rather fishy on their journey, will be released March 30, developer Black Salt Games and publisher Team 17 announced Friday. Dredge is headed to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One,...

How to unlock Anden’s custom deliveries in FFXIV

Anden, a poor soul trapped by the Pixies, is the latest custom delivery customer in Final Fantasy 14: Endwalker, as of patch 6.3. Our FFXIV guide details how to unlock Anden’s custom deliveries and the rewards you get for completing them. Custom deliveries are weekly quests you can complete to...

Nier: Automata’s Yoko Taro made a new 15-minute music video based on the game

Nier: Automata Ver1.1a, the anime adaptation of the 2017 action role-playing game Nier: Automata, is on indefinite hiatus as of Jan. 21 due to production problems attributed to COVID-19. If you’re having trouble waiting for the next episode in this reprise of the epic post-apocalyptic story about blindfolded android soldiers...

EA, which loves to cancel Titanfall games, cancels secret Titanfall game

In 2016, Electronic Arts published what may well be the last great big-budget shooter, Respawn Entertainment’s Titanfall 2. The game, to quote a particularly NSFW Achewood, was James Bond in a towel: full of astoundingly intricate level design, fast and balletic movement, and incredibly satisfying gunplay. It was revelatory, a...

Sony testing Discord voice chat and much more for next PS5 system update

Sony has begun rolling out the next PS5 system software beta, and is testing a wide range of features to be added in the next system software update “in the coming months.” The headline feature is the addition of integrated Discord voice chat, which among other things allows for voice...

Nintendo finally lets Switch Online members save on new games

Nintendo’s Switch Online service has become a better deal over time, offering more perks than just the ability to play games online. On top of getting access to SNES and NES classics, and cloud save backups (for most games, save a couple dozen), Nintendo announced an even bigger perk yesterday:...